Definition of caseload
: the number of cases handled (as by a court or clinic) usually in a particular period
Examples of caseload in a Sentence
We have a heavy caseload today.
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Lodge, who served as a state judge for 23 years, as a federal bankruptcy judge for a year and as a federal district judge since 1989, has continued to work nearly a full caseload as a senior judge while the seat was vacant.
But public defenders like Saabir’s typically don’t, thanks to large and time-consuming caseloads that preclude that kind of nitty-gritty work.
During Mueller's tenure, the sex abuse caseload piled up as more and more victims came forward from Latin America, Europe and beyond.
Chicago's Haymarket Center, a drug treatment program that treats a mostly low-income clientele, cut its caseload by more than a fifth as the state budget crisis caused payments to dry up.
Even before those cuts, OCR lawyers have seen their caseloads rise from 14 investigations per person per year to 41.
The city also hopes to lower the caseload of outreach workers during the same period by up to 75 percent so that those navigators can give more attention to each client.
That combination swamped a shrunken core of CPS workers with impossible caseloads.
Media outlets report that two of the court’s four judges took senior status — in which judges reduce their caseload but no longer occupy a seat — earlier this year: Judge Sue Robinson and Judge Gregory Sleet.
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CASELOAD Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of caseload for English Language Learners
: the number or amount of cases handled by a court, social worker, etc.
Medical Definition of caseload
: the number of cases handled (as by a clinic) in a particular period
Legal Definition of caseload
: the number of cases handled (as by a court or a lawyer) often in a particular period
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